Apple Pie Bars
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup shortening
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
8 to 10 tablespoons cold water
7 cups finely chopped peeled apples
2 cups sugar
¼ cup all- purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Dash ground nutmeg
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
In large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder.
Cut in shortening until resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, lemon juice, and water; gradually add flour mixture tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
Divide in half.
Chill 30 minutes.
Roll out one portion of dough between two large sheets of waxed paper into a 17-in x 12-in. rectangle.
Transfer to an ungreased 15 in. x 10-in x 1-in. baking pan.
Press pastry onto the bottom and up the sides of pan; trim pastry even with the top edge.
In a bowl, toss the apples, sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg; spread over crust.
Rollout remaining pastry to fit the top of the pan; brush edges between pastry with milk or water; pinch to seal.
Cut slits in top.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on wire rack combne glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over bars before cutting.
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I made these for my husband when we were first dating. He loved them. He loved them so much he wanted them at our wedding instead of cake. They were wonderful